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Wathen Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwaiddan, which is found as part of place names in Robeston Wathen, near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, and the nearby Llanwathen (from Welsh llan ‘church’ + Gwaiddon).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Warthen, Baten, Mathew, Matsen, Rathe, Mathey, Katzen, Wasden, Althen

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Wathen Family Origin

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Wathen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wathen family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wathen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Wathen's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wathen.

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Wathen Life Expectancy

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